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Two summers ago, with just five miles left of the Marquette Trails Fest 30-mile mountain bike race, all Ian Torchia could hear in his head was the voice of Krystof Kopal, his Northern Michigan University (NMU) teammate, snidely saying, “You drop out again?” Fifteen minutes earlier, Torchia had careened into a tree. After dusting himself off, he remounted his bike, but not before noticing his left wrist was badly injured. For a moment, Torchia considered...

Last week was a busy one for many members of R.N.R. Margot, Adam, and I  headed East to attend the 2nd annual H.U.R.T Nordic Camp while the rest of the crew had an intensity block here at home.   The H.U.R.T camp was once again a co...

We just returned home from Craftsbury VT where the NENSA USSA R.E.G and J2 Camp were taking place. This was the third year in a row that NENSA has allowed Mid-A to select athletes to attend the camp in addition to the NENSA athletes who qualified. This...

Now that school is over the real work begins ! The daily schedule of attending school and athletic practice makes it easy to have a complex schedule seem pretty easy to maintain. Accustomed to a routine that YOU have been in fo...

We are in to our second full week of summer practice. Last week we got back to the basics and went over goals and expectations of the program and athletes. This week we are starting to do the work that will build the foundation we will use in...

Today kicked off the first day of racing here at Junior Nationals. The morning cold gave way to the warm western sun and it was game on !Peter about to start his heatLeading the way not only for R.N.R but Mid-A were Peter 20th and Tommy 22nd who both ...

Sectionals is the 2nd biggest day of the year when it comes to High School Skiing here in NY. Their is a lot on the line and as usual you find out what people are made of. You could win every race of the year but when it's on the line will you come th...

(Nakkertok !!)This weekend the R.N.R team faced a tough decision we could head to Trapp's and race the Eastern Cup with the rest of the North East or we could head to Ottawa and race the Eastern Canadian Championships with all of Canada. Both races wou...

Last weekend Rochester hosted the first and last Junior National Qualifying Races of the year. Unfortunately due to the lack of snowfall the first 5 qualifiers had to be canceled leaving only the Rochester race remaining. In an effort to do the best wi...

Well I'm glad to say that we finally got some snow here in central NY. It was the first weekend of the winter that our local multi-use facilities had enough snow to ski on !(First classic ski of the season, I mean race!)As with everyone else we have be...

Well we all made it back to NY safe and Sound. After an amazing week in West the depression has now fully set in as I look at the 10 day weather forecast and realize that the chance of snow any time soon is slim to none.( The Demo Tents Set Up In West,...

Since arriving in West Yellowstone we have a lot to give thanks for ! The weather has been unbelievable with over 20 inches of snow on the ground and seasonable temperatures we have been really lucky.(The Gates To Heaven?)The goal and reasoning on our ...

Well its official! The first snow of the season is hitting Western New York. I have been keeping up to date with all of the recent updates around the country and it’s hard not to be jealous of some of the clubs that have a geographical advantage over...

Well its official! The first snow of the season is hitting Western New York. I have been keeping up to date with all of the recent updates around the country and it’s hard not to be jealous of some of the clubs that have a geographical advantage over...